Best Minimalist OS for VMPlayer?

Alex Esplin alex.esplin at
Sun Sep 10 20:24:37 MDT 2006

On 9/10/06, Shane Hathaway <shane at> wrote:
> Well, other distributions also use -O2 by default.  Although I prefer
> Gentoo, I think it's sometimes actually a little slower than SUSE.

I've found Gentoo to be faster than Ubuntu and FC5, especially when it
comes to boot-up time, but have no frame of reference since it's been
a while since I used SUSE (I switched to Ubuntu when 9.2 was brand
spanking new).

Alex Esplin

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